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Robert A. George

Marjorie Taylor Greene Is Trump’s True Heir

A new breed of politician is loyal not to party but to their own personal ambition. 

Who’s afraid of the Republican Party?

Who’s afraid of the Republican Party?

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It’s clear that Representative Marjorie Taylor Greene doesn’t care too much what her congressional colleagues think of her: The day after she was stripped of her committee assignments in response to her long trail of vile QAnon-related rhetoric, she was boasting in person and on Twitter about how the sanction just means she will have more free time.

Just as dangerous, however, is that she doesn’t seem to care too much what her party thinks of her.